defloration


de·flo·ra·tion

noun \ˌdef-lə-ˈrā-shən, ˌdē-fl-\

Definition of DEFLORATION

:  rupture of the hymen

Origin of DEFLORATION

Middle English defloracioun, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French defloracion, from Late Latin defloration-, defloratio, from deflorare
First Known Use: 15th century

de·flo·ra·tion

noun \ˌdef-lə-ˈrā-shən, ˌdē-flə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEFLORATION

: rupture of the hymen
de·flo·rate \ˈdef-lə-ˌrāt, ˈdē-flə-\ transitive verb, de·flo·rat·ed de·flo·rat·ing

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